Bannon in 2010: 'Islam is not a religion of peace'

Bannon in 2010: 'Islam is not a religion of peace'
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President's Trump's chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, in 2010 said he does not think Islam is a religion of peace, CNN reported.

Bannon made the comment during an online radio interview with "Western Word Radio with Avi Davis," where he criticized former President George W. Bush for describing Islam as a religion of peace.

"Islam is not a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of submission. Islam means submission," Bannon said. 
 
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"I mean, the whole thing is just — he is the epitome, he's a Republican version, not a conservative, he's a Republican establishment, country club version of the Clintons. That's all they are. It's the baby boomer, narcissistic — he wants to feel loved."
 
Bush in 2001 gave a speech following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in which he said, "Islam is peace."
 
"Islam is peace," Bush said in the speech. "These terrorists don’t represent peace. They represent evil and war." 
 
Trump last week signed an executive order barring refugees and people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days. The order also halts the nation's refugee program for 120 days and indefinitely suspends the acceptance of Syrian refugees into the country.
 
The president and his team have been strongly denying that the measure amounts to a Muslim ban and have argued the measure is necessary to ensure the country is safe.